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Why Does Frat Hazing Still Happen? Because Alums Want It To.

Even as a few fraternity-affiliated adults condemn hazing in public, in private they tell students to do it

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Hazing, as practiced in most places, is wrong. It is unethical, it is dangerous, and it is a crime in 44 states and Washington, DC. Yet 73 percent of Greeks are hazed, according to the…

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